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July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
Montpelier, VT (CNSNews.com) - Arizona Senator John McCain has returned to two states that favored him in the primary elections, but this time, McCain campaigned for George W Bush in Vermont and for a Bush supporter in New Hampshire."I ask all McCain supporters, Republican, Independent and independent minded Democrats, to join us in electing Governor Bush as President of the United States...Now is the time for unity," McCain told a meeting of the Vermont's Republican Convention in the capital city of Montpelier on Saturday.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A New Hampshire lawmaker is calling for the resignation of the state's attorney general after the AG's decision to take the side of a homosexual former Boy Scout leader whose case was heard this week by the US Supreme Court.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A Zogby Poll of 601 likely voters conducted over the weekend for New York City television station WNYW found that more than 82 percent of New Yorkers believe Mayor Rudy Giuliani "is still a strong candidate" in his US Senate race against Hillary Rodham Clinton, even after the mayor disclosed he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.Twelve percent told pollsters the mayor was no longer a strong candidate, while the rest said they were uncertain.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Texas Governor and presumptive Republican Party presidential nominee George W Bush will make a major national effort to capture the Italian-American vote. To do so, he has asked Massachusetts Governor Paul Cellucci, whose Italian ancestry stems from his mother, to lead that effort.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
Boston, MA (CNSNews.com) - Vice President Al Gore assailed Texas Governor George W Bush as being the captive of the "right wing" and of having a "cold war mindset," when it comes to foreign policy. Gore made his remarks before a meeting of the International Press Institute's conference of foreign journalists, attended by more than 250 people.In the address, billed by the campaign as a major foreign policy statement, Gore outlined what he called a plan of "forward engagement," designed to solve international problems, before they became crises.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - After weeks of uncertainty, it now appears Republican Senatorial hopeful Jack E Robinson may have enough signatures to qualify for a ballot position in the Bay State's US Senate contest against US Senator Ted Kennedy.According to the Secretary of State's office, Robinson, an African-American businessman, may have turned in 10,073 certified signatures to city and town clerks. He has gathered more than 13,000 signatures total. A minimum of 10,000 petition signatures is needed to get on the ballot.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Vice President Al Gore said he has not ruled out the possibility of choosing a Republican as his running mate. However, the vice-president was quick to add, "It's most unlikely, I don't want to mislead you. But, I don't completely rule it out."
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNEWS.com) - Although Rick Lazio has yet to land New York's Republican nomination for US Senate - the convention is this weekend - he has gotten the nod from the chairman of the Conservative Party, Michael Long. Long had refused to endorse Republican New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who dropped out of the race last week, in part because of the mayor''s pro-choice position.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will face conservative opposition in his bid to become the state's next U.S. Senator. Former U.S. Rep. Joseph DioGuardi said he will seek the nomination of the Conservative Party, as well as the Independence and Right to Life parties in the November contest. The Independence Party is the state's Reform Party affiliate.While Giuliani and DioGuardi are both Republicans, Conservative Party Chairman Michael Long has already said he will not back the mayor, in part given Giuliani's support for abortion and homosexual rights.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - What is described as the "New Hampshire Advantage" - the absence of a broad-based income and sales tax as a way to attract business - could come to an end in November, depending on the outcome of the gubernatorial election.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Reform Party Presidential hopeful Patrick J Buchanan has characterized Texas Governor George W Bush as a lightweight who is not ready to be the leader of the free world. Buchanan made his comments during an appearance at the University of New Mexico. His visit to the state was one of the many he is making around the country in an effort to see and be seen by Reform Party members. The trip included a $100-a-person fund-raiser.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
Augusta, Maine (CNSNews.com) - Now that some drug companies have agreed to lower prescription drug costs for Africans infected with HIV and AIDS, why shouldn't Americans expect price breaks on their prescriptions, too?That's one of the factors motivating lawmakers from six New England states, as they band together to explore ways of curbing high prescription drug prices. The issue has emerged as a political hot potato in this election year.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Manchester, NH (CNSNews.com) - Final tracking polls by a host of organizations released late Monday night indicate victory for Vice President Al Gore and Arizona Senator John McCain in Tuesday's first-in-the-nation New Hampshire presidential primary.A Franklin Pierce/WNDS-TV poll showed McCain beating Bush by 11 points, 40 to 29 percent, with Gore leading Bradley 47 to 41 percent.An Internet poll, by Electronic Vote, done for evote.com, has McCain ahead by nine points, 40 to 31 percent, with Gore leading Bradley, 53 to 47 percent.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Claremont, NH (CNSNews.com) - Acknowledging that they agreed on virtually nothing else, this season's political odd couple appeared in a late-night televised discussion of campaign finance reform Thursday, promising - sort of - that they would not take so called "soft money."Arizona Sen. John McCain said under no circumstances would he take soft money if he were his party's nominee, while former New Jersey Sen. Bill Bradley said his final decision would depend on his GOP opponent.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Democratic Presidential hopeful Bill Bradley has rejected a call from the chairman of the South Carolina Democratic Party that he abandon his quest for the Oval Office.In a letter to the former New Jersey senator, party chairman Richard Harpootlian urged Vice President Al Gore's sole rival to leave the presidential race now rather than cause Gore residual damage which could haunt him in a general election contest this fall.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Manchester, NH (CNSNews.com) - Characterizing Texas Governor George W Bush as a candidate of "cliches and small slogans," Republican presidential hopeful and publisher Steve Forbes insisted on Sunday that the voters are looking for more -- and he offers it. During a 30-minute interview with a local television station, Forbes insisted that he has "changed the political agenda in America," four years ago by proposing a flat tax. On the other hand, Forbes attacked Bush for wanting to "keep the tax code as it
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Vice President Al Gore has reassured the nation's top labor leaders that he will be attentive to their concerns about future international trade agreements. The assertion came at a meeting the Democrat presidential contender attended in New Orleans. Gore's reassurances bolstered members of the AFL-CIO's national council after union officials expressed concern over agreements involving communist China.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Concord, NH (CNSNews.com) - Arizona Senator John McCain unveiled a new tax proposal on Tuesday during a noontime speech before the local chamber of commerce.The address comes as McCain and Texas Governor George W Bush continue to fight over whose tax plan makes more sense.At $473 billion, Bush currently has the largest tax cut proposal on the table, compared to McCain's proposal of $250 billion over five years.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Three New York State polls show Arizona Senator John McCain gaining on Texas Governor George W Bush with less than two weeks before the state's March 7th primary.A survey by the Institute of Public Opinion at Marist College has the race a statistical dead heat, with Bush leading McCain 43 percent to 41 percent. Former ambassador Alan Keyes garnered just three percent. The survey has a margin of error of four percent. The poll has Bush narrowly winning the votes of so-called traditional Republicans by 46 percent to 43 percent over McCain.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Kingston, NH (CNSNews.com) - Republican presidential hopeful John McCain will soon see his campaign coffers enriched by wealthy contributors during a three-day fund raising swing through New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts.Before the issue of tax cuts took over campaign trail debate, McCain had campaign finance reform, and what he characterized as the "corrupting influence of special interest money," as the focus of his quest for the Oval Office.